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Oral Suspension Magadrate Plus Oral Suspension

400 mg/5 ml
200 ml bottle: ৳ 50.00

Indications

Magaldrate is indicated to relieve symptoms of dyspepsia, heartburn, acid indigestion, sour stomach, gastroesophageal reflux, hiatal hernia and flatulence. It is also prescribed in hyperacidity associated with peptic ulcers, gastritis and esophagitis. Magaldrate may be given to children if necessary.

Therapeutic Class

Antacids, Anti-dyspeptic/Carminatives

Pharmacology

Magaldrate is a hydroxymagnesium aluminate complex that is converted rapidly in gastric acid to Mg(OH)2 and Al(OH)3, which are absorbed poorly and thus provide a sustained antacid effect

Dosage & Administration

Tablet: 1-3 tablets, after meals and at bed time or as directed by the physician.

Syrup: 2 to 3 teaspoonful, 3 or 4 times daily, half to one hour after or before meal and at bedtime

Contraindications

Magaldrate is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to magnesium and aluminium. It is also contraindicated in patients with impaired renal function

Side Effects

Constipation and diarrhea may occur.

Pregnancy & Lactation

Pregnant women: Magaldrate may be used in pregnancy if indicated however one should avoid excessive dosage.

Lactating mother: Magaldrate may pass into breast milk but has not been reported to cause problem in nursing babies.